Another young girl falls victim to unscrupulous elements in coastal district

There is yet another suspected rape and murder case in the undivided Dakshina Kannada district this year too. This time a PUC student of Kundapur, Ratna Kottari (17) has fallen victim. Probably, this is not that a serious issue to people of the district who have already been a witness to several suspicious deaths, and missing cases of young women.

Netravathi Diversion: Moily move will prove costly for Congress

Though Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas M Veerappa Moily who is hell bent upon supplying water to Bayaluseeme people of the state, is not that close to CM Siddaramaiah, it remains no secret that the two are like-minded as far as the Netravathi river diversion project of supplying water to Bayaluseeme districts, is concerned. The main reason is that Moily was elected to the Lok Sabha from Chikkaballapur district which is a Bayaluseeme land.

Janardhan Poojari bows before saffron brigade

Senior Congress leader Janardhan Poojari who never wishes to miss any opportunity of lashing out against communalism, has in the recent past remained tight lipped despite the rising trouble of the saffron brigade. One need not struggle to find a reason for the same. The people were aware of his intentions of appeasing the saffron brigade when he had invited Veerendra Heggade for Mangalore Dasara inaugural and senior leader Kalladka Prabhaker Bhat for the inaugural of the Shirdi Si Baba Mandir at the temple.

Mysterious death of Akshatha triggers panic among student community

Yet another girl has been found dead on the banks of Netravathi, the lifeline of the district. A girl who had her entire life before her and had dreams in her eyes, is no more. By the way Akshatha is not the first of the female college students of Dakshina Kannada district

Why leaders who raised voice against Manipal incident are silent about Sowjanya case?

Is undivided DK district proving a fertile ground for rapists? Several young lives are crushed after getting caught in the clutches of rapists. Belthangady, Renjala , Mangalore, Uppinangady,Manipal, Hebri and every nook and corner of the district is proving haven for rapists. Rapes, murders, sexual harassments have become the order of the day here.

Chief ministership to DVS led to downfall of BJP in DK

A leader who holds power has to do something good at least to his home town or constituency. But, what if he fails in this regard? Will the people remain silent?

Kaup : Raitha Sangha leader set to give tough fight to Cong, BJP candidates

The candidature of Vijaykumar Hegde, State Vice President of the Rajya Raitha Sangha and President of the anti-UPCL Action committee as an indepdendent from Kaup assembly constituency, is expected to give a jolt to the BJP, Congress and JD(S) candidates.

Udupi : Will caste factor play the trump card?

Udupi district will witness an interesting battle in all the five assembly constituencies in the district, thanks to the several latest developments. If the sitting Udupi MLA Raghupathi Bhat is caught in a sleaze video row, in Kundapur, the former BJP MLA Halady Srinivas Shetty is now an independent candidate. In Byndoor the sitting MLA Lakshminarayana is seen rubbing shoulders with KJP, while in Kaup there is resentment in Congress after the party fielded Vinaykumar Sorake. Karkala sees an interesting battle between candidates who lost and won and vice versa.

BJP govt feels the heat after failing to solve problems of poor

The BJP government which had failed to even ensure a fair distribution of ration cards to eligible beneficiaries of the state in the past five years of its rule in the state, is struggling not only to face the voters in the upcoming elections, but also its very own party workers.

Sowjanya case and Dharmasthala double murder will continue to haunt even in New Year

The year 2012 is drawing to a close and the world is set to welcome the dawn of another New Year. If there were some things to cheer about during the year, the several criminal cases reported during the year, have equally shocked the people of the district.

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